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Tali Rose of Gainesville is one of the candidates in Southwest Baptist University’s “Mr. and Miss Southwest” pageant, an annual tradition that honors one male and one female student who represent the SBU Bearcat family for the coming year. This year’s pageant is set for 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 2,...

The Dora Falcons are Class 1 District 4 champions after beating Bradleville Friday, Feb. 23. Members of the team are, from left, (front row) JJ Ryan, Kaleb Harris, Colby Collins, Isaac Haney, Mason Luna, Bryson Luna; (back row) coach Rick Luna, Robert Vigdal, Brent McKemie, Austin White, Waylon Masters, Auston Luna, coach Joshua Strong, coach Paxton Smith. Photo by Karla Smith.
The Dora Falcons defeated the Bradleyville Eagles 77-51 to win the Class 1 District 4 championship Friday, Feb. 23. With the win, the Falcons, whose starting line-up includes four freshmen, set a new school record for number of wins in a season with its overall record of 24-5.  The Falcons jumped...
A pie auction to benefit four Bakersfield-area families will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, March 10, in the Jerry Taylor Gym at Bakersfield High School. The event is being organized by the Bakersfield High School chapters of the National Honor Society, FBLA and FCCLA as a community service project to...
The Gainesville archery team’s first-ever archery tournament, originally set for Feb. 10 but postponed due to inclement weather, has been rescheduled for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 3, in the elementary school.  The public is invited to attend. Admission prices are $2 for adults and $1 for...
Representing the state officers of Future Business Leaders of America, Faith Harlin of Gainesville and Cameron Yeager of Bakersfield visited Rep. Lyle Rowland Feb. 14 at the Missouri Capitol. They were accompanied by Stephanie Guffey, FBLA adviser at Bakersfield High School, and Chelsey Gilmore,...

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Lutie FBLA and FFA members attended Missouri ACTE Legislative Day at the Missouri Capitol on Feb. 14 and met with 155th District Rep. Lyle Rowland. Students networked with legislative members and discussed vocational education in Missouri. Pictured, front row, from left: Brianna Wayman, Madison...

Dora’s Kryslynn Colvin drives down the court during a recent home game. The Lady Falcons will take on Bradleyville for the Class 1 District 4 championship at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23. Photo by Karla Smith.
Dora High School is hosting the Class 1 District 4 tournament this week. The school kicked off the tournament with a fish fry and tour of its new FEMA building Saturday, Feb. 17.   Girls   In first-round action, Bakersfield’s Lady Lions opened the tournament, taking on Koshkonong at 10 a.m....

Gainesville freshman Erin McKinzie stands at the free throw line in the final seconds of Saturday’s game against Norwood. She sank two to seal a 52-50 win over the Lady Pirates on their home court in the first round of the Class 1 District 4 tournament. Photo by Karla Smith.
The Gainesville Lady Bulldogs pulled off a series of important wins during the past week, including Saturday’s first-round victory over Norwood in the Class 2 District 4 playoffs. The winning streak started on Feb. 12, when Gainesville head coach Morris Jenkins declared the Lady Bulldogs’ final...

Gainesville senior Brandon Poe brings the ball down the court during the Bulldogs’ first-round win over Sparta at the Class 1 District 4 tournament in Norwood Monday night. Photo by Karla Smith.
The Gainesville Bulldogs beat Sparta 51-46 in their first-round game of the Class 2 District 4 tournament Monday, Feb. 21, at Norwood. The win gives them a chance to avenge last week’s conference loss to Hartville, which defeated Norwood in first round district action Monday. Gainesville  (16-10)...

Gainesville FBLA students, accompanied by advisers Chelsey Gilmore and Alisha Gray, attended the District 14 Leadership Conference in West Plains Friday, Feb. 2. Pictured, from left (front row): Martha Wood, Kellie Thomas, Branetta McNece, Brexton Miller, Ashley Poe, Jaima DeVries, Aubrey Turingan, Ruthanne Doebler, Chasity Mansker, Abigail Milligan, Danielle Cummings. Middle row: Golda Biby, Madison Butts, Payton Lynne, Hannah Carter, Austin Petter, Gavin Broderick, Garrett Morgan, Cooper High, Guilia Cecchin, Shai Meek, Shelby Kinsey, Madison Trivitt, Blakely Morrison. Bback row: Cole Hershberger, Daniel Miller, Justin Goins, Javy Rosas, Eli Amyx, Ben Pointer, Brandon Poe, Jaxon Britt.
Gainesville High School FBLA placed in the top five in 22 events and had 18 students qualify for state at the District 14 Leadership Conference held Friday, Feb. 2, in West Plains. 
Gainesville FBLA member Eli Amyx was elected District 14 president, and Abigail Milligan, also from Gainesville, was...

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